A captivating, spirited account of the intense relationship among four artists whose strong personalities, passionate feelings, and aesthetic ideals drew them together, pulled them apart, and profoundly influenced the very shape of twentieth-century art.
“Honest, insightful, and thoroughly entertaining…Mizrahi comes off in writing just like his onscreen persona: warm, witty, humble—and ready to dish.” —Booklist, starred review
Now available again, this visually stunning collection of Gustav Klimt's landscape paintings brings to light a lesser-known aspect of the Viennese painter's oeuvre.
Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects (1550 and 1568) is a classic of cultural history. In his monumental assembly of artists' lives, no life is more vivid than that of Leonardo da Vinci, a near-contemporary of Vasari.
This inspiring book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped industrial and product design. Written by two experts on modern design, it provides a concise history of the subject, and offers a fascinating resource to dip into for the general reader.
Charting the movements, developments, and ideas that transformed the way women dress, this book gives a unique perspective on the history of twentieth-century fashion. From the invention of the bias cut and the stiletto heel to the designers who changed the way we think about clothes, the book is entertaining, intelligent, and a visual feast.
This accessible book demonstrates how ideas influenced and defined graphic design. Lavishly illustrated, it is both a great source of inspiration and a provocative record of some of the best examples of graphic design from the last hundred years.
Previously unpublished photographs and iconic portraits of musicians from the 1950s through the 1980s offer a new perspective on Doisneau's remarkable talent.
- There is no other book in print on the subject of Alan Caiger-Smith and the Aldermaston Pottery- Illustrated with many previously unpublished photographs, this book will be a valuable insight for anyone interested in the method of making lustreware and 20th century studio pottery- A must-have for collectorsInterviewing nearly 30 of the Aldermaston potters, many of whom have written some fascinat
This updated edition of the ultimate publication on the music photography of Anton Corbijn, one of the most importantphotographers and directors working today, focuses on Corbijn's evolving fascination with the music industry, from the 1970s to the present day.
How West African gold and trade across the Sahara were central to the medieval world
If you've ever had a Barbie doll, or you know someone who did, chances are that Barbie was dressed in one of the thousands of designs created by Carol Spencer during her unparalleled reign as a Barbie fashion designer spanning more than thirty-five years.